ABN AMRO and Dutch authorities join forces to fight helpdesk scams

ABN AMRO has joined forces with the Dutch authorities and 11 private parties to combat helpdesk scams. The parties involved have signed a declaration of intent, in which each party agrees to contribute its own expertise toward finding a solution for this form of crime. Helpdesk scams occur when a victim receives a call, generally […]

Thuraya unveils the world’s smartest satellite phone

Thuraya Telecommunications Company has unveiled the world’s first satellite smartphone during its partner conference in Dubai. The Thuraya X5-Touch runs on the Android Operating System and has a 5.2″ full HD touchscreen. It targets users who frequently move in and out of terrestrial coverage across a range of market sectors including government missions, energy projects, […]

Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve and Proximus create smart urban environment

Proximus and Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve have agreed to collaborate on implementing a Smart City Live Lab. The joint project falls within the framework of an agreement with the Walloon Region and will be elaborated under the aegis of the Digital Agency, in line with the Digital Wallonia #Smart Region strategy. It will make it possible to evaluate […]

Cellcom Israel negotiate with Partner Communications Company

Cellcom Israel Ltd. (the ‘Company’), has announced that it is holding negotiations with Partner Communications Company Ltd. or Partner, another Israeli telecommunications operator, regarding a potential long-term cooperation agreement for the deployment of fibre optic infrastructure by both companies, whereby each party will be entitled to purchase from time to time, as per its needs […]

Vodafone wins international tender for the Águas de Portugal Group

On World Water Day, Vodafone Portugal has announced that it will provide data circuit services in the infrastructures of the 13 companies that make up the Águas de Portugal (AdP) Group. The recently signed contract is yet another large scale, technologically sophisticated project for Vodafone, reinforcing its positioning as a global operator capable of offering […]

Italtel unveils updated 5G video application

Italtel, a leading telecommunications company in IT system integration, managed services and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, has revealed its latest 5G video application, delivering improved upload performances, reducing latency and increasing the battery life of connected devices. Italtel’s i-EVS (Enhanced Video Services) – the latest advancement of its virtual Transcoding Unit (vTU) application – […]

Telefónica and Huawei create a suite of Big Data products for enterprises

Telefónica and Huawei have announced a partnership to launch a set of Big Data products aimed at enterprises that want to develop their own internal use cases as well as to sell data applications to their clients. These Big Data as a Service (BDaaS) products will be marketed under the brand of LUCA, Telefónica’s data […]

Deutsche Telekom and SAP expand IoT partnership for real-time logistics

SAP SE and Deutsche Telekom are expanding their partnership to include Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for real-time logistics. This announcement was made at Mobile World Congress, the world’s leading conference for the telecom industry. Enterprises of all sizes are seeking to benefit from the proliferation of sensors and smart equipment by embracing the IoT […]

Telekom and Fleet Complete partner for vehicle platform in Germany

Telekom, the largest telecommunications provider in Europe, and Fleet Complete, the fastest-growing IoT solutions provider in the connected commercial vehicle space, are officially announcing their partnership in Germany. Bringing future-proof technology to German fleet owners, this partnership will provide the largest portfolio of telematics solutions with cloud connectivity to manage vehicles, mobile assets and in-field […]

Nokia wins its largest ever GSM-Railway contract with Polish company

Nokia, together with its partners Herkules, Pozbud and Wasko, and Poland’s state-owned railway operator PKP Polskie Linie Kolejowe S.A. (PKP PLK) have signed a five-year contract to deploy a nationwide turnkey GSM-R and mission-critical backhaul network to enhance railway security and reliability throughout the country. This project, Nokia’s largest-ever GSM-R contract, will provide PKP/PLK with […]